Timeline: One year since regents appoint Schlissel as University president

One year ago, the University’s Board of Regents appointed Mark Schlissel, then the provost at Brown University, to succeed Mary Sue Coleman as the University’s 14th president. Schlissel was appointed after a lengthy search process headed by the regents, a faculty committee and Russell Reynolds Associates, a private consulting firm. The presidential announcement arrived on […]

University to participate in AAU survey on sexual assault

In addition to developing a University-centric sexual assault survey, which will be randomly distributed to a pool of 3,000 students, the University is teaming up with the Association of American Universities to conduct a uniform sexual assault survey across 27 college campuses. The AAU is comprised of 64 top research universities in the United States […]

Walton’s late heroics not enough as Wisconsin holds off Michigan in OT

On the first possession of the game Saturday, the Michigan men’s basketball team forced the shot clock all the way down, hoping No. 6 Wisconsin would force up a tough shot. Instead, point guard Bronson Koenig beat sophomore guard Derrick Walton Jr. to the rim for an easy layup at the buzzer. That theme persisted […]

Offense continues to roll, Wolverines sweep Wisconsin

MADISON — It’s easy to forget the Michigan hockey team ranks 47th nationally in team defense, say nothing of its unreliable starters in net. It’s easy to forget because, in two road wins over Wisconsin, the 16th-ranked Wolverines scored 13 times against one of the nation’s most proven netminders. This offense is so good it […]

Lev Facher: The best of both Beileins on display Saturday

John Beilein started his morning in Crisler Center’s north tunnel, telling Austin Hatch that he was “going to do just fine.” As the pair was prepped to appear live on ESPN’s College Gameday, the 1,000 or so Michigan students who spent their Saturday morning representing their school on television chanted Hatch’s name. As ESPN previewed […]

10 Things: 10 fresh takes on Super Bowl guacamole

By Alison Ladman Whether or not you like avocados, you really have to admire the way their marketers have totally owned the Super Bowl. For no particular reason other than force of will, avocados — and the guacamole they produce — are indelibly linked with this major American sporting event. A Super Bowl party without […]

First look inside Ann Arbor restaurant Cafe Felix after $400K renovation

Cafe Felix has been through more than a few changes since Felix Landrum opened the Main Street restaurant with his brothers and father in 1997. Initially opened as a coffee shop, Cafe Felix restaurant acquired a liquor license after a few years, and added a full menu of European bistro-inspired food. In the last couple […]

27 awesome ways to use leftover wine

By Anisha Jhaveri “Leftover wine” may sound like a mythical (or at least, laughable) idea for some of us. But whether you just had a party or simply can’t soldier through a full bottle solo, at some point you’ll be facing this dilemma: A partially consumed bottle is rattling around your kitchen and the clock is […]

Passionate, playful, plus a lot of viola: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Grand Rapids

REVIEW: 4 OUT OF 4 STARS What: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterWhen and where: Thursday evening, St. Cecilia Music CenterLength: 93 minutes, not including intermission GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Violists are the Rodney Dangerfields of classical music. They get no respect, no respect at all. Except for when they do. The Chamber Music Society […]

Enchanting orchids return to Frederik Meijer Gardens for weekend show

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – In conjunction with the Grand Valley Orchid Society, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park,1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE, hosts its annual Orchid Show this weekend. The orchid family is one of the largest of flowering plants with upward of 26,000 species known, outnumbering the types of mammals on the Earth by […]